Organic Skin Care

Organic soap keeps your beer near – Seattle Times

Suds and suds collide in Hillockburn Farm’s Heff Beer Soap, handmade in small batches by a woman-owned company that just opened its first store in Portland. The vegan, all-natural, organic soap is made with Portland hefeweizen beer, as well as olive, coconut and palm oils, orange essential oil, exfoliating oats and moisturizing shea butter. Not into beer? Other enticing scents are available, such as java, bergamot, peppermint tea tree and…

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Squash looking fried? Time to switch garden gears – Sacramento Bee

Did summer heat fry your garden? Start thinking fall – vegetables, that is. Recent triple-digit temperatures pushed summer squash, tomatoes and beans to grow rapidly and ripen early. That means they’re more likely to stop producing earlier, too. Some plants will bear more, but others will just shut down and wither away. As these vegetables play themselves out, switch gears and focus on fall vegetables. On cooler days, begin transplanting…

Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Five super useful homemade cleaner recipes – Starts at 60

Cleaning is unfortunately a necessary part of life if we want to live in a healthy home.  Unfortunately, many cleaning products on the market are far from healthy, both for you, the environment, and your hip pocket. Do you ever wander down the cleaning product aisle of your supermarket resenting the fact you have to spend so much money on what is ultimately a chore? Read more: Seven tips for making…

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Aberdeen family behind local business selling natural soap made from goat milk – Farm Forum

The Lonely Goat Soap Co. features a variety of scented soaps made with goat milk and lye. Farm Forum Photo by John Davis By Shannon Marvel[email protected] Members of the Mitzel family use only a handful…

Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017

Soap from Aleppo resurfaces — a sign of hope – Montreal Gazette

Adèle Tarzi-Bachi began importing soap from her native city of Aleppo in 2009. Said to be the oldest soap in the world, favoured by the likes of Queen Cleopatra and Queen Zenobia, though these things are hard to verify, it was still being made until recently according to ancient traditions — by hand and by foot, with planks of wood strapped onto the feet to flatten the soap before it…

Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017

Soap Noodles Market – Rising Trend of Natural and Organic Soap Noodles – satPRnews (press release)

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global soap noodles market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenues generated by the major vendors in global soap noodles market. Soap noodles are small noodle-like oil-based products. It is primarily used as a base material in the production of household and toilet soaps along with the additives like pigments, distinctive fragrance, and…

Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017

Indulge Yourself! Make Your Own Natural Soap Bath Bombs! – HamletHub

On Saturday July 22 and 29, Noble Horizons invites guests to make their own natural skin care products.  On July 22, workshop participants will make four bath bombs; on July 29, class members will create their own sugar scrub. Bath bombs soften and soothe the skin.  When immersed in water, bath bombs release fragrant essential oils, and nourishing…

Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017

Wholesome Fare made a natural choice – Sharonherald

HERMITAGE – Jessica Cavalier has brought two businesses together in a natural home in Hermitage. “We’re all in one place now,’’ Cavalier, the owner of Wholesome Fare, said with a laugh. In what is probably Mercer County’s oldest running natural-food store, Cavalier had an open house last week and has decided to build up the family business. Cavalier’s grandparents, Bob and Helen Brown, created Wholesome Fare…

Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017

11 everyday uses for castile soap – Mother Nature Network

Castile soap is made from vegetable oil, rather than from animal fat or synthetic detergents and comes from the Castile region of Spain (hence the name), where it was made from pure, local olive oil. Although olive oil is the traditional base oil, the soap can also be made with coconut, hemp, avocado, almond, walnut and many other vegetable oils. The most famous castile soap is Dr. Bronner’s Liquid Castile…

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hot summer forecast for Western Pennsylvania – Tribune-Review

Updated 4 hours ago The weather system grounding airplanes in Arizona with 120-degree temperatures could bring Western Pennsylvania a slightly warmer-than-average summer, according to the National Weather Service. “We’re right in the transition between the La Nina system and an El Nino situation,” said Lee Hendricks, a forecaster in the NWS Pittsburgh office in Moon, referring to the…

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Farmers’ markets starting at Lachat in Weston – The Weston Forum

Elizabeth Zeppernick is organizing a series of farmers’ markets at Lachat Town Farm in Weston. — Gregory Menti photo Elizabeth Zeppernick has fond memories of going to the farmers’ market in Brattleboro, Vt., during her childhood. So fond, in fact, that she is bringing the experience to the Lachat Town Farm. Zeppernick, a member of the Lachat Town Farm Commission, brought up the idea of creating a farmers’ market on…

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hot summer forecast for W.Pa. – Tribune-Review

Updated 2 hours ago The weather system grounding airplanes in Arizona with 120-degree temperatures could bring Western Pennsylvania a slightly warmer-than-average summer, according to the National Weather Service. “We’re right in the transition between the La Nina system and an El Nino situation,” said Lee Hendricks, a forecaster in the NWS Pittsburgh office in Moon, referring to the…

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Opening Party at SallyeAnder’s Flagship Store – Chronogram

click to enlarge courtesy of SallyeAnder The SallyeAnder family Sallie Austin fell in love with the Hudson Valley. She decided it was…

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017